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As "The Lady In The Tutti-Frutti Hat" from The Gang's All Here, Carmen Miranda embodied the sexual, social and political complexities of fruit in Latin America. Twentieth Century Fox/Wikimedia hide caption

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Arturo O'Farrill conducts during recording sessions in Havana last winter. David Garten/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Fans attend New York's Brasil Summerfest, which highlights Brazilian music in a wide variety of styles and genres. Eliseu Cavalcante hide caption

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An Explosion Of Music From Brasil Summerfest 2015

For those who can't get to New York City, Alt.Latino samples the festival's diverse lineup.

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Bardo Martinez of Chicano Batman at Ruido Fest 2015 in Chicago. Catalina Maria Johnson hide caption

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A boy stands next to a police car with a picture of fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's at a checkpoint on the highway connecting Mexico City and Acapulco, in Guerrero State, Mexico. Pedro Pardo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Novalima blends Afro-Peruvian folk music with electronic beats. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nonstop Grooves With Guest DJ Novalima

On Alt.Latino, the band spins music and discusses mixing electronic beats with Afro-Peruvian folk.

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DJ Tribilin Sound serves up bass, beeps and bloops from the Peruvian underground. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Piñata Protest. From left to right: Jose Morales, JJ Martinez. Foreground: Alvaro del Norte, Marcus Cazares courtesy of the artist. hide caption

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R&B singer Miguel is causing a commotion in the Alt.Latino studios. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pop Picks From Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico And Beyond

This week on Alt.Latino, co-host Jasmine Garsd tries to play only songs by Miguel, but is thwarted.

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Vendaval, el Capitán Invencible was a comic book series created in the 1950s by Víctor Mora and Antonio Bernal. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Gus Salazar holds a photo of Selena Quintanilla-Perez in Corpus Christi, Texas, as fans gathered in March to remember the Latin pop star on the 20th anniversary of her death. Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP hide caption

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'I Could Fall In Love': Selena's Legacy, 20 Years Later

It's been 20 years since the "Queen Of Tejano Music" was murdered. Alt.Latino looks at her legacy.

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Kali Uchis is one of Alt.Latino's favorite young artists. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sara Montiel in El último cuplé, in which she sings "Fumando Espero." Producciones Orduña Films hide caption

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Buraka Som Sistema was among the many Latin artists who impressed at this year's SXSW. Goncalo F. Santos/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Singer/songwriter Alex Cuba Jason Merritt/Getty Images hide caption

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